The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Device Drivers
Rank 258 249 240
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 12 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.58% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Median daily rate £340 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.12% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £319 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £420 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £380 £318
% change year-on-year
-10.65% +19.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
Device Driver
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2973 3083 2798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.89% 31.07% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1742 1642 1484
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £232 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 151 192
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.99% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Device Driver as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region.

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region.

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +2 9 £340 -5.69% 1
Berkshire +4 2 £341 -14.68%
Kent -25 1 - - 1
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 18 (81.82%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) Software Engineering
3 12 (54.55%) C++
4 11 (50.00%) C
4 11 (50.00%) Windows
5 8 (36.36%) AIX
5 8 (36.36%) Perl
5 8 (36.36%) SAN
5 8 (36.36%) Veritas
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (36.36%) VMware
5 8 (36.36%) Performance Testing
5 8 (36.36%) iSCSI
5 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 8 (36.36%) FCoE
5 8 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (31.82%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (31.82%) Middleware
7 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
7 6 (27.27%) STB
8 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
8 5 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (22.73%) DVB
9 3 (13.64%) Python
9 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
9 3 (13.64%) Android
9 3 (13.64%) Android Development
10 2 (9.09%) Open Source Development

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) FCoE
1 8 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (36.36%) iSCSI
1 8 (36.36%) SAN
2 5 (22.73%) DVB
3 1 (4.55%) Modbus
3 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Qt Creator
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
1 7 (31.82%) Software Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) C Developer
2 6 (27.27%) C/C++ Developer
2 6 (27.27%) C++ Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Test Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Android Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Android Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) Android SDK
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) Dalvik
3 1 (4.55%) QML
3 1 (4.55%) Qt
3 1 (4.55%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) STB
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (9.09%) Wiki
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.55%) DTV
4 1 (4.55%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) AIX
4 7 (31.82%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (13.64%) Android
6 2 (9.09%) Unix
7 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Performance Testing
2 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Android Development
4 2 (9.09%) Open Source
4 2 (9.09%) Open Source Development
5 1 (4.55%) CMMI
5 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.55%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
5 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.55%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C++
2 11 (50.00%) C
3 8 (36.36%) Perl
4 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
4 3 (13.64%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++
5 2 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.55%) ISO26262
1 1 (4.55%) MISRA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Veritas
1 8 (36.36%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) IBM